Arts & Entertainment

Requiem moves from darkness to light

Luminous. If you were restricted to a one-word description of Maurice Duruflé’s Requiem, it would be that. Rarely has a work of music created such a sensation of light falling through clouds...

DATE: Oct. 31, 2010 | CATEGORY: Music

Bluegrass legend Rowan to play Halloween benefit show

By Bryant LiggettSpecial to the HeraldWhen Peter Rowan joined Bill Monroe’s Bluegrass Boys in 1965, little did he know he was embarking on a career that, to date, would last through five decades....

DATE: Oct. 28, 2010 | CATEGORY: Music

St. Mark’s to host Bach for Halloween

If C. Scott Hagler had his way, old movies would be flickering on the walls of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church while he plays Bach’s Toccata and Fugue in D Minor on Friday night.“My recital is too...

DATE: Oct. 25, 2010 | CATEGORY: Music

When in doubt about genre, call it Americana

In 1995 the American Music Association decided to add a new genre to radio formats. They called the “new” music Americana. Sure, it was a style of music that already existed, which for the most...

DATE: Oct. 21, 2010 | CATEGORY: Music

Old meets new for symphony

A relaxed, autumn Sunday afternoon kind of audience will fill the Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College to sit back and enjoy a couple of hours of beautiful music spanning 150 years as the...

DATE: Oct. 7, 2010 | CATEGORY: Music

Mangold Duo to kick off church’s recital series

Heading into its fourth season, the Recital Series at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship has emerged into one of the highlights on Durango’s musical calendar.The series will begin Friday with...

DATE: Sept. 27, 2010 | CATEGORY: Music

Nelsons remember with words, music Twins do a tribute to famous father, Ricky Nelson

By Ted HolteenArts & Entertainment EditorWith a pedigree dating back to the Hoover administration, the Nelsons can rightly be called one of America’s royal families of entertainment – and then...

DATE: Sept. 23, 2010 | CATEGORY: Music

Films reflect on music

LOS ANGELES – There are music documentaries that are all about the music – concert films that focus solely on the artistry and thrill of live performance – and then there are juicy ones that are...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2010 | CATEGORY: Music

Jazz on the Hill to focus on Lyons

Before the paint was even dry on the Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College when it opened in 1997, Bette and Russ Serzen knew there was still a lot of work to be done.“Russ was always...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2010 | CATEGORY: Music

Classic reggae at the Abbey

DATE: Sept. 6, 2010 | CATEGORY: Music

Axl Rose angers Dublin, sends concert crowd home

DUBLIN – Axl Rose, it seems, needs a little more patience – and a much louder alarm clock.The 48-year-old singer of U.S. hard-rock band Guns N’ Roses irritated thousands of his Dublin fans at The...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2010 | CATEGORY: Music

Folk Fest continues tradition in Pagosa

Now in its 15th year, the Four Corners Folk Festival has grown into a huge festival. Not huge in numbers, but huge in names. The event sells about 2,800 tickets each year, which by big concert and...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2010 | CATEGORY: Music